Mary McConville was appointed by the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) to the OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) Board effective January 1, 2013. She currently serves on the Corporate Governance Committee, Human Resources & Compensation Committee and Plan Design Committee. Ms. McConville previously served as Chair of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee.
Throughout her child welfare career, Ms. McConville has supported OACAS and advocated for high quality and accountable child protective services in the Province of Ontario. She had led and participated in many provincial committees, projects and leadership groups, which have successfully improved legislation, service standards, professional training and systems development in the sector. Ms. McConville has a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
She has participated in a variety of major public policy initiatives, such as Ontario's Civil Justice Task Force, and was a founding member of the Canadian Child Welfare Association and the Child Welfare League of Canada. In addition to having served as a Director of the Board of St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, she has extensive board experience, including the establishment of three not-for-profit corporations and the design of attendant governance models. In 2017, she completed a Certificate program in Board Effectiveness for Pensions and Long-Term Investments at the Rotman School of Management, and a certificate in Foundations of Trust Management Standards through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP).